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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Replication without IP connection
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:04:31 GMT
On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 5:30 PM, Aaron Huslage <huslage@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have a strange problem that I'm hoping someone either has dealt with or
> has ideas about solving.
>
> We have developed a medical records system as a CouchApp that allows
> clinicians in remote areas to submit medical records to a local server.
> These records need to be replicated back to a central office for reporting
> purposes.
>
> These remote clinics are completely disconnected from the Internet and
> connect to one another over HF Radio (think ham radio back in the day). The
> radio links are not really reliable or quick enough for PPP to work well,
> so we are using UUCP instead of IP.
>
> In this scenario, there is no interactive communication between nodes.
> Everything is batch file copies. I need a way to do a CouchDB replication
> using only file transfers and cron/inotify jobs.
>

How would you do your file transfer? Other than that you could listen on
couchdb changes and rsync your databases files between nodes.

Eventually you could also write a replicator over UUCP.

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